We all want our children to be accepted and liked by other children. No one wants their child to be the one everyone stares at, whispers about, ignores, or even laughs at. I believe we also all want our children to know how to treat that child who is different.
Posts in the "Question of the Week" category:
Do you ever feel like your children need more than you have the energy to give? Please help us support this mom who submitted this week’s question. I have a disability that causes me to be in an extreme amount of pain when I walk, sit, or stand for more than a few minutes. […]
We need your help offering advice to a mother who is struggling. Please read her message–and then let us know what you would say if this were YOUR daughter someday.
One of our readers is struggling with her young son, who has been angry and hard to control. Do you have any experiences to share on how to effectively deal with an angry preschooler?
What would you say to a mother who is wondering if it’s too late for her to have a positive impact on her children?
Here at The Power of Moms, we’ve receive numerous questions about how to manage social media and technology in our lives and in the lives of our children. When should kids be able to have a Facebook page or a cell phone? How should we decide what TV shows our kids can watch? Wonderful answers […]
We’ve ALL been there. Frustrated to our wit’s end, sometimes we marvel at how expertly our children push us to the breaking point, as though that is their only object in mind. Other times we remember: they are just kids. We would not expect the priorities and agendas of young (or not so young) children […]
Happy Valentine’s Day! Focusing on love and friendship is a great way to start out any week. The past couple of days, as I’ve watched my children work away at their Valentines, my thoughts have turned to that special brand of love and friendship developed between children, especially siblings. We all know that sometimes kids […]
We’ve all heard about the idea of “Love Languages” and how personal styles of communicating love can determine the way we perceive and receive expressions of love from those around us. And as useful as it can be to understand all that, sometimes it is helpful as moms to just recognize the things our husband […]
Another reader question (We won’t complain!): How does your family deal with incessant complaining? My middle child, age five, is lacking in optimism. In fact, there is rarely anything that escapes her lips that isn’t either negative or a complaint. I heard myself saying the other day, “If you can’t say something nice, don’t […]
Many mothers recognize this first-time mom experience: After spending the formative years going to school every day, then pursuing college and/or work interests with notable success, you approach the due date of your first child with every pregnancy/baby-care/child-care/parenting book in hand. You set up the nursery, you register at Target, and life continues on it’s usual […]
Every mom knows that the holiday season is an extra-busy, extra-special time of year. Busy because we have so many unique activities and traditions to cram into a relatively short amount of time–all while we manage the normal business of daily living! Special because these extra activities form a basis for focused religious observance […]